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Created:July 25, 2018, 1:29 p.m. by ehrenberger
Modified:July 25, 2018, 1:35 p.m. by ehrenberger
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Comment:INOPRO aims to develop new, intelligent orthoses and prostheses for the lower and upper extremities (legs and hands) and the necessary human-machine-interfaces to improve the quality of life of the users.

Scientifically, the projects focusses on five aspects:

1. Autonomous adaption to the user and the environment
2. Advanced sensory feedback to enhance safety and trust
3. Compensation of the loss of ability through active support
4. Easy and intuitive control
5. Modularity

KIT leads the research that is concerned with new methods and technologies for realizing personalized hand prosthetics. New mechanisms for exploiting grasp synergies in underactuated hand prostheses will be investigated. With such hands, the majority of grasps needed in activities of daily living can be performed with a minimal number of actuators.